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Amherst, Massachusetts

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Compare with Massachusetts Public Colleges

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

$44,099 lower in-state tuition
53% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Massachusetts Lowell

$44,812 lower in-state tuition
63% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Massachusetts Private Colleges

H
Harvard University

$10,237 lower in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


B
Boston University

$3,036 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


B
Boston College

$840 lower in-state tuition
14% higher acceptance rate


M
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

$6,440 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


N
Northeastern University

$5,530 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


T
Tufts University

$330 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


E
Emerson College

$9,650 lower in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


B
Babson College

$5,746 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


B
Bentley University

$6,100 lower in-state tuition
46% higher acceptance rate


B
Brandeis University

$4,550 lower in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


W
Wellesley College

$1,770 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


C
Clark University

$11,640 lower in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


O
Olin College of Engineering

$5,900 lower in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


M
Mount Holyoke College

$5,490 lower in-state tuition
40% higher acceptance rate


H
College of the Holy Cross

$5,840 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


W
Wheaton College

$3,986 lower in-state tuition
65% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

M
University of Maryland College Park

$51,066 lower in-state tuition
39% higher acceptance rate


D
University of Delaware

$47,160 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


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Stony Brook University

$52,820 lower in-state tuition
37% higher acceptance rate


B
SUNY at Binghamton

$52,820 lower in-state tuition
31% higher acceptance rate


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Rutgers University New Brunswick

$47,660 lower in-state tuition
55% higher acceptance rate


R
Rutgers University New Brunswick

$47,660 lower in-state tuition
55% higher acceptance rate


H
CUNY Hunter College

$52,960 lower in-state tuition
28% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Connecticut

$45,484 lower in-state tuition
44% higher acceptance rate


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United States Naval Academy

$59,890 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


V
University of Vermont

$43,498 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


N
The College of New Jersey

$46,651 lower in-state tuition
39% higher acceptance rate


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University of Maryland Baltimore County

$51,186 lower in-state tuition
57% higher acceptance rate


N
New Jersey Institute of Technology

$45,442 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


B
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

$52,960 lower in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


A
United States Military Academy

$59,890 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


C
United States Coast Guard Academy

$59,890 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


S
SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica Rome

$52,820 lower in-state tuition
61% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Private Colleges

N
New York University

$7,686 lower in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


P
Princeton University

$11,388 lower in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


J
Johns Hopkins University

$5,730 lower in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


P
University of Pennsylvania

$6,724 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


Y
Yale University

$2,190 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


V
Villanova University

$3,160 lower in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


C
Cornell University

$1,304 lower in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


G
Georgetown University

$2,506 lower in-state tuition
5% higher acceptance rate


B
Brown University

$636 lower in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


C
Columbia University in the City of New York

$970 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


F
Fordham University

$5,160 lower in-state tuition
41% higher acceptance rate


G
George Washington University

$1,340 lower in-state tuition
31% higher acceptance rate


D
Drexel University

$6,022 lower in-state tuition
65% higher acceptance rate


D
Dartmouth College

$2,094 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


B
Bucknell University

$2,008 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


R
Rhode Island School of Design

$6,070 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


C
Colgate University

$235 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


L
Lehigh University

$5,100 lower in-state tuition
38% higher acceptance rate


R
University of Rochester

$2,702 lower in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


B
Barnard College

$4,109 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


A
American University

$9,348 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


V
Vassar College

$140 higher in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


L
Lafayette College

$5,378 lower in-state tuition
24% higher acceptance rate


S
Swarthmore College

$5,634 lower in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


R
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

$4,290 lower in-state tuition
45% higher acceptance rate


P
Providence College

$6,450 lower in-state tuition
42% higher acceptance rate


R
Rochester Institute of Technology

$9,326 lower in-state tuition
62% higher acceptance rate


S
Skidmore College

$2,824 lower in-state tuition
20% higher acceptance rate


H
Haverford College

$1,488 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


F
Fairfield University

$9,340 lower in-state tuition
44% higher acceptance rate


M
Muhlenberg College

$6,025 lower in-state tuition
50% higher acceptance rate


C
Colby College

$2,960 lower in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


P
Pratt Institute Main

$8,136 lower in-state tuition
54% higher acceptance rate


N
The New School

$9,484 lower in-state tuition
57% higher acceptance rate


M
Middlebury College

$2,010 lower in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


H
Hamilton College

$1,960 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


S
Stevens Institute of Technology

$6,062 lower in-state tuition
41% higher acceptance rate


C
Clarkson University

$8,436 lower in-state tuition
66% higher acceptance rate


T
University of the Sciences

$34,090 lower in-state tuition
59% higher acceptance rate


S
Sarah Lawrence College

$3,870 lower in-state tuition
43% higher acceptance rate


U
Union College

$934 lower in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


S
St Lawrence University

$1,560 lower in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


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Ursinus College

$4,680 lower in-state tuition
68% higher acceptance rate


H
Hobart William Smith Colleges

$2,490 lower in-state tuition
50% higher acceptance rate


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Polytechnic Institute of New York University

$19,830 lower in-state tuition
55% higher acceptance rate


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Yeshiva University

$16,315 lower in-state tuition
55% higher acceptance rate


C
Connecticut College

$1,230 lower in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


C
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

$15,340 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


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The King's College

$22,890 lower in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

D
Davidson College

$5,430 lower in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


C
California Institute of Technology

$5,320 lower in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


O
Occidental College

$3,910 lower in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


W
Washington and Lee University

$3,720 lower in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


H
Harvey Mudd College

$1,531 lower in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


C
Carleton College

$922 lower in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$3,700 lower in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


S
Scripps College

$2,920 lower in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


G
Grinnell College

$3,702 lower in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


K
Kenyon College

$5,170 lower in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


R
Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

$10,411 lower in-state tuition
65% higher acceptance rate